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State Police: 4 men arrested for illegal poker operation – WXXA

Posted by Ty Poke | June 30, 2011 | Posted in: US Poker Gambling Law | Comments (0)

State Police: 4 men arrested for illegal poker operation – WXXA


Albany Times Union (blog)

State Police: 4 men arrested for illegal poker operation
WXXA
Special investigators with the New York State Police are putting a stop to what they're calling illegal poker games in Colonie. Four Albany men are now charged with promoting gambling for the poker league they were allegedly running out of the building
Poker room bustedAlbany Times Union (blog)
Four accused of illegal poker operationWNYT
State Police arrest 4 in poker ringWRGB
North Country Gazette
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Maguire: No wrong in Hollywood poker matches
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Tobey Maguire didn’t just win more than $300,000 during poker matches against a man convicted of running a Ponzi scheme, the actor’s attorney notes in court filings that he also lost $168,500 to the convicted con man.
Source: sportsillustrated.cnn.com

Firing Back at Illegal Poker Accusations, Tobey Maguire Denies Wrongdoing – AceShowbiz


ABC News

Firing Back at Illegal Poker Accusations, Tobey Maguire Denies Wrongdoing
AceShowbiz
In his response to the lawsuit alleging him of winning $300000 in illegal poker, the former 'Spider-Man' star admits to playing in the Texas Hold 'Em matches, but denies they were 'controlled games'. Tobey Maguire is pleading his innocence in response
Tobey Maguire: I Did NOT Play Illegal PokerTMZ.com
Maguire denies knowingly playing illegal pokermsnbc.com
Tobey Maguire denies wrongdoing in Hollywood poker ring, says he lost money to New York Daily News
Hollywood Reporter –San Antonio Express –PerezHilton.com
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Full Tilt Poker to be sold to European investors
Deal could allow U.S. players to recover as much as $150 million from the online poker company, which was shut down by U.S. prosecutors in April, A leading online poker company shut down by federal prosecutors is set to be bought by a group of European investors in a deal that could allow U.S. players to recover as much as $150 million.
Source: www.latimes.com

Veteran Ken Griffin wins $455356 – ESPN

Posted by Ty Poke | June 29, 2011 | Posted in: Uncategorized | Comments (0)

Veteran Ken Griffin wins $455356 – ESPN


Sports Interaction

Veteran Ken Griffin wins $455356
ESPN
He took a leave of absence from his job for personal reasons and decided to return to the US During his time at home, he wanted to play in Event 45 of the 2011 World Series of Poker. His decision to play in the 2890-player $1000 buy-in event turned out
Ken Griffin Wins World Series of Poker Event No. 45 ($1000 No-Limit Hold'em)CardPlayer.com
Former US Marine and Iraqi war veteran wins gold bracelet at WSOPCasino City Times
2011 World Series of Poker Day 29: Akkari, Porter, and Griffin Win BraceletsPokerNews.com
OnlinePokerNews.org –Online Poker.net –Bluff Magazine
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DiCaprio, Maguire, Affleck told to cool it with high-stakes poker games – Chicago Sun-Times

DiCaprio, Maguire, Affleck told to cool it with high-stakes poker games
Chicago Sun-Times
It's no secret that many major Hollywood stars love to gamble — especially playing very high-stakes poker games. Yet they also value their privacy — and know some gambling runs afoul of the law. That's why uber-secrecy has been the rule as Tobey

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Skill or luck, online poker in the eye of a legal storm – Pittsburgh Post Gazette

Posted by Ty Poke | June 5, 2011 | Posted in: Poker Site Promotions | Comments (0)

Skill or luck, online poker in the eye of a legal storm – Pittsburgh Post Gazette

Skill or luck, online poker in the eye of a legal storm
Pittsburgh Post Gazette
The question of whether poker is a game of skill or luck goes to the heart of the debate over the legality of online poker. Games of chance are considered gambling under federal law. Analyzing results from the 2010 World Series of Poker,

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Online poker‘s transition hand – Philadelphia Inquirer

Online poker's transition hand
Philadelphia Inquirer
Or maybe Congress will enact a national law. At some point, it will be legal for poker fans in America to send money to a website, play online, and collect their winnings. The poker world has been buzzing since the federal government shut down the
Shutting down online poker invades privacy, destroys jobsBaltimore Sun

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Michael Brown, gambling man – Washington Post

Michael Brown, gambling man
Washington Post
His failure to disclose the association at the time is yet another troubling example of the secrecy that has surrounded the District's decision to legalize and promote online poker and other games. At Mr. Brown's initiative, an amendment to allow the

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